Rakesh S – From an Army Captain to Boxing Coach

Rox Boxing Gym – An endeavor, birthed purely out of love of and passion for boxing by Ex. Capt Rakesh. S for whom the love of sport began when he was a kid and stayed with him. ” He trained in the Artillery Center under Coach Dennis Swamy the ” Ring King ” who was 8 times National Champion and Arjuna Award Winner.”

Dennis Swamy

After serving the Armed Forces and thereafter the Corporate for several years during which time his passion for boxing extended to long distance running, cycling and high altitude mountaineering, the crossroads of life bought him back to his love for Boxing coaching and training and thus was born the Rox Boxing Gym.

Rox Boxing Gym was founded by Rakesh S on 10th April 2018.

The Beginning

 

Rakesh Srivastava – Head Coach

From an Army Captain to Boxing Coach

Rox Boxing Gym – An endeavor, birthed purely out of love of and passion for boxing by Ex. Capt Rakesh. S for whom the love of sport began when he was a kid and stayed with him. ” He trained in the Artillery Center under Coach Dennis Swamy the ” Ring King ” who was 8 times National Champion and Arjuna Award Winner.”

Dennis Swamy

After serving the Armed Forces and thereafter the Corporate for several years during which time his passion for boxing extended to long distance running, cycling and high altitude mountaineering, the crossroads of life bought him back to his love for Boxing coaching and training and thus was born the Rox Boxing Gym.

Rox Boxing Gym was founded by Rakesh S on 10th April 2018.

Sunil Goyal – Senior Trainer

Sunil hails from Chandigarh and has over 15 years of boxing experience. He is a State Silver Medallist and also participated in the Nationals. Sunil is a certified boxing coach from National Institute of Sports , Patiala and a certified trainer from Cult Sports .

Sumanta Meitei – Trainer

Over 10 years boxing experience. Four times , Gold medallist in Manipur and Karnataka State and National ( SAI ) Level.

Prem Kumar – Trainer

Bronze & Silver Medallist. Manipur State Gold and Silver medallist. Karnataka State Silver medallist.

  • Association with Madras Engineering Group ( Ulsoor ) :

    Rox Boxing Gym is associated with Madras Engineering Group ( Ulsoor ) and also extremely proud to be associated with several past Boxing Olympians from the MEG .

  • Affiliation with Indian Professional Boxing Association ( IPBA ) for professional boxing.

    Rox Boxing Gym is also affiliated with Indian Professional Boxing Association ( IPBA ) for professional boxing. Rox Boxing Gym is one of the only Boxing Gym in Karnataka and one of the very few gyms in the Country to be affiliated with IPBA.

  • Affiliation with Karnataka Amateur Boxing Association:

    Rox Boxing Gym is affiliated to the Karnataka Amateur Boxing Association.

  • Social Accountability

    Rox Boxing Gym is proudly affiliated with Angels with Paws a dog shelter for rescued Indian Dogs.

Amateur and Professional Competitions

  • Amateur Boxing:

    We have participated in 11 state and regional level tournaments winning 45 Medals. Dipan Rai of Rox Boxing Gym was awarded the Best Scientific Boxer Award in one of the Tournament

  • We also participated and sponsored one professional boxing tournament in 2022.

  • Trained over 750 working professionals and students in a short span of 5 years

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Karnataka Interclub – District Boxing Tournament

11 Teams – 190 Participants

We have 10 medal winners out of 11 participants.

Gold Winners (4) : Jahnvi, Nidarsh, Utkarsh, Surjeet.

Silver Winners (3) : Rohan, Pihu, Kalyan.

Bronze Winners (3) : Srikanth, Param, Sathya.

Congratulations to the Rox Boxing team! Your hard work, dedication, and skill have paid off, and you have achieved a great victory. Your success in the ring is a testament to your talent and the countless hours of training you have put in. Enjoy this moment of celebration and be proud of your accomplishments. Keep up the excellent work and continue to inspire others with your remarkable performances. Well done!